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A Monk Swimming A Memoir

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A book by Malachy McCourt

Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, "If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued for a million. Bejesus, isn't America a great and wonderful country?" His older brother … see full wiki

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Author: Malachy McCourt
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Publisher: Hyperion
1 review about A Monk Swimming A Memoir

Entertaining enough, but disappointing

  • Aug 29, 1999
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Malachy McCourt certainly has a way with words, but I'm afraid his adventrues are not all that riveting, and the few tantalising glimpses that we have into other aspects of his life are not fully developed (for instance, who is Diana, to whom the book is dedicated with such love?).

"Angela's Ashes", by big brother Frank, is far superior.

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